Courtesy of Nomura’s US economics team, here’s a quick guide to the data that would and would not be disrupted by an ongoing shut-show in Washington.
This list is not exhaustive, but it does cover the main indicators. The italicised releases are those due next week.
Would not release dataThey said the list "...is not exhaustive". However reading it is a bit exhausting.
Department of Labor/Bureau of Labor Statistics
- import prices;
- initial jobless claims;
- employment report
- Trade balance;
- business inventories;
- building permits/housing starts
Wake me if the poobahs get their congressional acts together.